From celebrated local talent to GRAMMY-award winners and internationally known artists, ColaJazz Fest is the Midlands’ world-class jazz event. In its fifth year, this two-day event will feature acclaimed musicians and vibrant experiences inspiring our community.

Founded in 2018 by the ColaJazz Foundation, the ColaJazz Fest is designed to reach and serve diverse communities through accessible pricing made possible by our generous sponsors. ColaJazz believes in the power of JAZZ to unite and strengthen our communities. ColaJazz believes our capital city deserves a world-class jazz fest. Join our funding partners who share this vision! Together, we thrive.

The ColaJazz Fest funds our outreach efforts. From after-school programs in underserved communities to advocacy and hosting concerts and educational events — we uplift the Midlands. It’s time to do more, build more, become more, and jazz more!

Fest Details

ColaJazz Fest Gala
Saturday, September 24
6:00 – 10:30 p.m. SC State Museum Three bands
Estimated 250-350 people

ColaJazz Fest Fun Day
Sunday, September 25
12:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Hampton-Preston Mansion
Five bands
Estimated 750-1,000 people

Demographics for the average jazz festival consumer:
Age: 35-54
Gender: 56% Female | 44% Male Average Income: $55,000-$80,000 Annually Education: High School Diploma to Professional Degrees

Sponsorship Levels

• Directly sponsor a headlining artist!
• Meet-n-Greet with artist(s) you sponsor
• Logo on all print, digital and social media marketing collateral
• Direct link from the ColaJazz event page to your website
• Sponsor banner on stage
• Sponsor mention on stage during concerts
• Social media shout-outs leading up to and after the Fest
• Free tickets
• Special discount ticket code to share with your employees

Secure Sponsor Form

Sponsor the ColaJazz Fest


Fill out this form and either email it to contact@colajazz.com or mail it to the address below. ColaJazz is a recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit in good standing. All donations are tax-deductible.

Make checks payable to:
ColaJazz Foundation
In the memo, write: ColaJazz Fest Sponsorship

ColaJazz Foundation
914 Pulaski Street
Columbia, SC 2920